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Pharmacists Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacists in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacists among West Virginia metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacists in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,070
25th Percentile Wage
$107,730
50th Percentile Wage
$123,120
75th Percentile Wage
$143,310
90th Percentile Wage
$160,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $160,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $123,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$123,120
-0.01% 3.02%
2016
$123,130
-1.34% -
2015
$124,780
0.94% -
2014
$123,610
0.87% -
2013
$122,530
2.55% -
2012
$119,400
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacists in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacists in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacists in state of West Virginia ranges from $111,310 to $137,110. The highest paying area for pharmacists in West Virginia is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $137,110. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Winchester (mean annual salary $131,920). The lowest paying area is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna with a median annual salary of $111,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$137,110
Winchester
$131,920
Huntington-Ashland
$130,140
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$126,190
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$124,560
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$123,420
Charleston
$122,750
Wheeling
$121,990
Steubenville-Weirton
$118,000
Cumberland
$117,150
Morgantown
$111,760
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$111,310




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